Name: Salvatore Grado II
Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA
Curent home: Vancouver, Washington, USA
Family: Wife Vici, Daughters Samantha & Stephanie, Grand-Sons Justin, Cory, Giovanni, Samuel, Victor & Giancarlo
Occupation: Systems Engineer
Time involved with hobby rocketry: Since 1970
Specific interests or aspirations with respect to hobby rocketry (other than SSTS):
"Yes. I aspire to perfect and simplify the construction of reliable, single-use PVC constructed rocket motors up to “M” impulse."
Accomplishments in rocketry:
TRA L2. "I have perfected a simplified set of tools for creating De Laval nozzles using billet PVC casting tools and Portland Cement."
Other current projects:
“J” impulse PVC motor static testing.
A line of simple to build rocket kits for use with single-use PVC motors.
Other hobby or side interests:
Music, camping (beach, mountains, high desert, fishing for Sturgeon & Steelhead.